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|Digital Tipping Point: Nelson Pavlosky, Co-founder of Free Culture.org 09 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. In this very short segment, Nelson completes his analogy about Microsoft Windows being similar to a car with the hood welded shut. You can't fix Microsoft Windows yourself, and you can't go to the auto mechanic of your choice to get it fixed. Your only choice is to deal with Microsoft. Nelson says that some problems are minor, like a mere oil change, and wouldn't it be better to fix those kin...
Keywords: Nelson Pavlosky; Pavlosky; Microsoft Windows as a car with welded hood; freedom of choice of software vendors; freedom of choice of auto mechanics; competition, open source fosters; control of consumers
|Digital Tipping Point: Victor Stone talks about music, Free Software, Creative Commons and life at Microsoft 28 - Christian Einfeldt|
This is one of many short video segments which will be added to the Digital Tipping Point (DTP) archive. Thanks to Thomas King, a writer for Linux.com and LXer, for doing the rough editing for this series of interview segments! Microsoft is a fascinating company. Even its staunchest critics have respect for it the same way that they might respect the power of a massive hurricane. Microsoft is simply a force of nature...
Keywords: Victor Stone; Stone, Victor; Creative Commons; Music and Free Open Source Software; Creative Commons and Free Open Source Software; RIAA's Dying Biz Model; DRM; Lockdown, Practical Advantages in Avoiding; Free Software And Free Culture; Internet as Distribution Channel; Internet And Open Source Software; Obstacles to Free Open Source Software, locked Internet; Competition, Open Source Fosters; Microsoft As A Monopolist; Soviet Microsoft